Monthly Archives: March 2017

Crochet Easter Bunny Garland – Free Pattern

This DIY crochet Easter bunny garland is an easy and cute Easter craft!

DIY Crochet Easter Bunny Garland - Free Pattern

Make a DIY crochet Easter bunny garland to decorate your home for Easter or as Easter gift for a loved one! 😀

This cute crochet Easter bunny garland was inspired by a pin on pinterest. But I couldn’t find the tutorial for the crochet bunnies. So after some experimenting I came up with this tutorial: Below are written instructions and a crochet chart so that you can make your own cute little crochet Easter bunny garland this Easter! 😀

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Victorian Mourning

Victorian Mourning

Wearing mourning clothes are an ‘outward token that they loved those they lost.’ (Ladies’ Magazine and Literary Gazette, 1831, p. 117)

In the Victorian and Edwardian era, wearing mourning was a social obligation but it also helped to protect the feelings of the mourners: Every stranger would instantly recognize the mourning dress, know of their loss and wouldn’t hurt their feelings with unnecessary jaunty remarks.

The colors of Victorian mourning are black, white, gray, purple, lavender and scarlet. Black is the color most associated with mourning wear. However, not all extant black dresses are mourning dresses: Continue reading Victorian Mourning